Castleshaw and Denshaw Moors

Common land located in Formerly Saddleworth, Oldham, West Yorkshire.


Moorland located 4.25 kms west of Marsden, 9 kms NE of Oldham.


Disputed but unmodified. There is one claim to a right to shoot grouse. The West Pennine Water Board claim a right to gather water over this unit.




Sheep and cattle.

Estovers (1) Turbary (3)

Cross-referenced units (contd.): CL533 (4) CL536 (2).Rights entries were disputed and modified so that they relate only to part of this unit. Right of estovers is for bedding.


  • S193 common*

Other Notes

Lies within former Saddleworth Urban District.


Land Data

Common Land Name Castleshaw and Denshaw Moors
County West Yorkshire
District Oldham
Parish Formerly Saddleworth
TVG Reg # 310
Authority West Riding
Area 130.41 hectares / 322.25 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 109
OS 100km Grid Square SD91
Easting 3997
Northing 4115
OS Grid Ref 399700,411500
Min Contour 305
Max Contour 440
Median Elevation 372



Data recorded April, 1987.

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